Of all the birds that visit my backyard, I find myself most mesmerized by the cardinals. Between seed snacks from the feeder, this guy was hanging out in the snow watching the world go by. I still struggle to get a nice, clear, high-definition shot of a cardinal, but this photograph is at least better […]

The state bird of Missouri, this eastern bluebird was crossed the state line and was photographed in Kansas. Since two-thirds of a bluebird’s diet is made up of insects and other creepy-crawlies — like beetles, grasshoppers, spiders, and snails — I hope he does his part to keep those critters out of my garden come […]

Completed in 1932 as a 50th wedding gift for William Wrigley, Jr’s wife, today the Wrigley Mansion offers tours, a restaurant, and private event space.  Constructed for $1.2 million, the 6,000 square foot home was the smallest of the Wrigley family’s six homes.  This is a closer shot of the ornate foyer ceiling.

Since Fort Point was closed, my friend and I walked along the water front and what I believe is the Baker Beach Trail to reach the Golden Gate Bridge. Here are three final, random photos of the Bridge from this trip to San Francisco. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Golden […]

Constructed to display fine art during the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, the Palace of Fine Arts is one of the only remaining structures from the Exposition.  Today it is a popular spot for tourists, weddings, and portrait photographers. Speaking of Noise, be sure to check out her WAY more talented shot of the Palace […]

Constructed to display fine art during the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, the Palace of Fine Arts is one of the only remaining structures from the Exposition.  Today it is a popular spot for tourists, weddings, and portrait photographers. I’ve always wanted to photograph it at night, and I’m so glad I had the […]

Most of January has gone by in the blink of an eye, and I haven’t posted anything new.  So much for starting the new year with good resolutions! Getting back into the swing of things, here are three shots of the Golden Gate Bridge from less traditional angles. What do you think?  Do you have […]